Beginning Wednesday, September 15th Rockcastle County Schools will implement a Test-to-Stay program that will allow both staff and students who are identified as a close contact during COVID-19 contact tracing to continue to stay in school and participate in school activities. As part of the Test-to-Stay program, students and staff who are identified as close… Continue Reading Test-to-Stay Program
Sep 16 2021
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Sep 10 2021
On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, the Rockcastle County Board of Education voted to continue the mask mandate for Rockcastle County Schools while our community is in the red and orange zones.
The goal of Rockcastle County Schools is to create a learning environment that provides an opportunity for students to continue in-person learning,… Continue Reading COVID-19 Update: Mask Policy
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Sep 01 2021
Rockcastle County Schools, as required by the local health department, will continue contact tracing and will quarantine COVID-19 exposures based on the following guidance.
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Jul 23 2021
Pfizer Vaccine Clinic for Students (ages 12 & up) & Adults. Open to everyone in the community. Clinics are scheduled for Friday, July 30 and Friday, August 20 at Rockcastle County Middle School from 4-6 P.M. Vaccines are free. Please bring your insurance card. If you do not have insurance, you may still get the… Continue Reading COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
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Apr 07 2021
Alongside Superintendent Carrie Ballinger, RCMS 8th Grader Anna Chaliff had the opportunity to share her presentation, “Experiencing a Global Pandemic – A Student’s Perspective”, with the Kentucky Board of Education on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Anna shared her insights on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted students. We appreciate Anna for being willing to step… Continue Reading RCMS Student Presents to KY Board of Education
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Apr 06 2021
Rockcastle Regional Hospital has appointments available for the COVID-19 vaccine to anyone 18 and older. There is a limited supply of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and those will be administered on April 15th. All other clinics are providing the Moderna vaccine.
Clinics are currently scheduled as follows:
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Apr 05 2021
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), in consultation with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), has updated the flagship Healthy at School guidance based on the latest information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Temperature screening expectations have been changed to state that only symptomatic students need to be screened for… Continue Reading COVID-19 Update Regarding Temperature Screenings
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Mar 01 2021
Parents & Guardians: Rockcastle County Schools, in cooperation with the Rockcastle County Board of Education, has decided to expand in-person instruction for the remainder of the school year. Beginning March 15, all elementary, middle and high school in-person students will be in attendance every day, Monday through Thursday. Fridays will remain a virtual learning… Continue Reading Return to School Update 2/26/2021
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Feb 01 2021
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Dec 14 2020
Governor Andy Beshear released updated information this afternoon regarding the return to school in January. Mrs. Ballinger will participate in a Superintendent Webinar tomorrow and will learn more specific information at that time. Once all information is gathered, a statement will be released detailing how Rockcastle County Schools will move forward in educating our students. Thank… Continue Reading 12/14/2020 COVID-19 Update for Families
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